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    • Broad period: BRONZE AGE
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Record ID: YORYM-423D69
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete knapped lithic implement of Bronze Age date, circa 1600 - 1800 BC. The implement is a scraper formed from a natural flake which is fan-shaped with a D-shaped section. The ventral surface is smooth with visible marks. The dorsal surface is irregular. Short, sub-parallel, semi-abrupt retouch is present on the distal edge. The flint is a pale orange colour. The implement is 46.7mm long, 36.9mm wide, 11.6mm thick and weighs 20.7g.
Created on: Thursday 10th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 10th May 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-057F37
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Monmouthshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy socketed axehead of late Bronze Age date, c.1000 - 800 BC. South Wales (Stogursey) Type and of Ewart Park Metalworking Industry of Needham's (1997) Period 7. The axehead is wedge-shaped with a square socket mouth and a moulded everted collar. The remains of four runners / casting jets in the form of raised ovate knops are present - being positioned at the mid-point of each side of the mouth. Internally the socket is wedge shaped - it tapers and narrows to the cutting edge. Externally the sides of the axehead are broadly parallel before expanding to form a cresc…
Created on: Wednesday 25th April 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 25th April 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-2D7578
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A nearly complete cast copper-alloy socketed side-looped spearhead of early Middle Bronze Age date, c. 1550-1400BC. Acton Park I-II Type, (Needham Period 5) - Burgess's Metal Working Stage VIII and IX. The spearhead comprises a leaf shaped blade with chamfered edges and a conical socket with protruding, semi-circular side loops; one to either side of the socket which are positioned in line with the cutting edge of the blade. A protruding mid-rib is present to both surfaces of the blade where the socket tapers to the tip. The edges of the blade are worn with a small semi-circular br…
Created on: Tuesday 13th February 2018
Last updated: Friday 2nd March 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-D9AD33
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy 'Yorkshire Type' socketed axehead of Late Bronze Age date, 1000 - 800 BC. The axehead is wedge shaped with a sub-square socket, the mouth has been lost to old worn breaks. Internally the socket tapers and narrows to the cutting edge. Externally the axehead tapers and narrows along the body before expanding into the blade and cutting edge which flares towards each blade tip. Much of one surface is damaged, broken and worn. A D-shaped, ovate sectioned attachment loop is present to one side, below the mouth and casting flashes are present on both sides of t…
Created on: Friday 9th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 16th April 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-D78623
Object type: DAGGER
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: York
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy dagger tip of Bronze Age date, c.2300 - 800 BC. The fragment is triangular with an ogival section. The surface is undecorated and no midrib can be determined. The metal has a delaminated light green patina. The fragment is 38.9mm long, 14.5mm wide, 4.1mm thick and weighs 5.3g.
Created on: Friday 9th February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 27th February 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-C4F291
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete though very worn copper-alloy flat axehead of early Bronze Age date, c.2150 - 1500 BC. The axehead is sub-trapezoidal with a curved blade tapering to a rounded cutting edge. The axehead is extremely worn and undecorated. No signs of ridges or flanges are present indicating that this is an early flat axe. The metal has a heavily corroded dark green patina. The axehead is 66.3mm long, 28.6mm tapering to 19.8mm wide, 8.2mm thick and weighs 63g.
Created on: Friday 3rd November 2017
Last updated: Friday 10th November 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-1F796B
Object type: BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete knapped lithic barbed and tanged arrowhead of Bronze Age date, c.1600 - 800 BC. The arrowhead is formed from a tertiary flake of translucent mid-grey flint which is bifacially worked with covering, low angled removals on all surfaces. It is triangular in plan with two notches in the base between the central tang and a barb to either side. One barb is broken. Possibly Sutton B type. The arrowhead is 25.1mm long, 18.7mm wide, 3.1mm thick and weighs 1g.
Created on: Thursday 26th October 2017
Last updated: Friday 10th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hutton Buscel', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-F3F1C5
Object type: BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete knapped lithic barbed and tanged arrowhead of Bronze Age date, c.1600 - 800 BC. The arrowhead is formed from a tertiary flake of translucent mid-grey flin which is bifacially worked with covering, low angled removals on all surfaces. It is triangular in plan with two notches in the base between the central tang and a barb to either side. One barb is broken. Possibly Sutton B type. The arrowhead is 23.8mm long, 18.9mm wide, 3.6mm thick and weighs 1.3g.
Created on: Monday 31st July 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd August 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-F31DD4
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete knapped lithic implement of late Bronze Age date, circa 1000 - 800 BC. The implement is a scraper which is ovate in plan and section. The ventral surface is irregular. The dorsal surface displays irregular removals with semi-abrupt, long and parallel retouch along the distal edge. The flint is a mid-grey colour. The implement is 52.4mm long, 44.2mm wide, 9.3mm thick and weighs 28.6g. Scrapers are fairly ubiquitous throughout prehistory and are generally less chronologically distinctive than other artefact types. They had many different functions as they were very usef…
Created on: Monday 31st July 2017
Last updated: Thursday 3rd August 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-E1835A
Object type: CHISEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete tough worn copper-alloy chisel of middle to late Bronze Age, c. 1800 - 750 BC. The chisel is rectangular in both plan and section with a slightly pointed ovate profile and slight raised flanges to the butt end. The metal has a dark green patina with slight pitting to the surface and is worn. The object is 82.2mm long, 14.9mm wide, 7.1mm thick and weighs 40.6g.
Created on: Thursday 6th July 2017
Last updated: Friday 21st July 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-A68F4C
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper-alloy leaf-shaped peg-hole spearhead of late middle to late Bronze Age date, 1200-750 BC. Ehrenburg 1977 Class V; Penard - Ewart phase; Needham Period 6 - 7. The spearhead comprises a leaf shaped blade with chamfered edges and a conical socket with two circular peg holes; one to either side of the socket which are positioned in line with the blade. The edges of the blade are worn. Slight casting flashes are visible from the point at which the blade meets the socket to the mouth of the socket. The object measures 90.5mm in length, 25.8mm in maximum width. T…
Created on: Monday 3rd July 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 19th July 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-564F27
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy spearhead of middle Bronze Age date, c. 1500 - 1000 BC. Only the tip of the spear remains which is triangular in plan and lozenge in section. The very tip has been lost to old worn breaks and a deep socket is present (18.9mm). An insufficient portion of the spear remains to prove diagnostic, therefore a specific type cannot be attributed. The metal has a mid-green patina and is pitted and worn. The spear is 37.6mm long, 12.7mm wide, 9.2mm thick and weighs 8.9g.
Created on: Monday 5th June 2017
Last updated: Monday 5th June 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-1AAAE5
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy spearhead of middle Bronze Age date, c. 1500 - 1000 BC. Only the tip of the spear remains which is triangular in plan and lozenge in section with mid-ribs. No socket is present. An insufficient portion of the spear remains to prove diagnostic, therefore a specific type cannot be attributed. The metal has a mid-green patina and is pitted and worn. The spear is 38.7mm long, 15.3mm wide, 10.5mm thick and weighs 12.7g.
Created on: Monday 13th February 2017
Last updated: Thursday 16th February 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-DDBFB8
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy spearhead of middle Bronze Age date, c. 1500 - 1000 BC. Only the tip of the spear remains which is triangular in plan and lozenge in section with mid-ribs. The remaining socket is filled with organic material as a result of its deposition. An insufficient portion of the spear remains to prove diagnostic, therefore a specific type cannot be attributed. The metal has a dark grey/green patina and is worn. The spear is 27.5mm long, 16.7mm wide, 9.9mm thick and weighs 6.4g.
Created on: Friday 10th February 2017
Last updated: Thursday 16th February 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-5F218E
Object type: BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete knapped lithic arrowhead of early Bronze Age date, c.2000 - 1500 BC. The arrowhead is formed from a tertiary flake of translucent mid-grey flint. It is triangular in plan with two notches in the base between the central tang and a barb to either side. Both bards are broken. The surface has been invasively retouched on both sides. Possibly Sutton B type. The arrowhead is 22.5mm long, 18.3mm wide, 4.8mm thick and weighs 1.7g.
Created on: Monday 23rd January 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 1st February 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Yorkshire', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-F00E3D
Object type: CHISEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy chisel of middle to late Bronze Age date, c.1500 - 800 BC. The object is sub-triangular in plan with a tapering rectangular section from the tang to the blade. The metal has a mid-green patina and is worn. The object is 40.1mm long, 21.2mm to 3.4mm wide, 5.7mm thick and weighs 12.8g. A similar object has been recorded on the PAS database as BH-C14B11.
Created on: Wednesday 30th November 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 7th December 2016
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Record ID: YORYM-80ADC9
Object type: ARMLET
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
TREASURE CASE : 2016 T683. A largely complete but damaged gold armlet of Early Bronze Age date, c. 2100 BC - 1900 BC. It is decorated with embossed patterns and pointillĂ© and belongs to the embossed goldwork tradition (see Needham 2000a). The object is formed from a cylindrical band of sheet metal with no joins in evidence. In cross-section it has a corrugated appearance with six bulbous concentric embossed ribs, four decorating the body and two forming the rims. One rim has been damaged and the embossed rib is only partially visible. The ribs are fairly evenly spaced, separated by …
Created on: Thursday 1st September 2016
Last updated: Friday 11th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bewhome', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-C26951
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy flat axehead of early Bronze Age date, c.2150 - 1500 BC. The axehead is sub-trapezoidal with a curved blade tapering to a rounded cutting edge. The axehead is extremely worn and undecorated. No signs of ridges or flanges are present indicating that this is an early flat axe. The metal has a heavily corroded mid-green patina with much of the orignal surface being lost. The axehead is 131.2mm long, 72.8mm tapering to 33.8mm wide, 13.2mm thick and weighs 460g.
Created on: Tuesday 23rd August 2016
Last updated: Monday 16th April 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-0BC762
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete knapped lithic implement of late Bronze Age date, circa 1000 - 800 BC. The implement is a crude scraper formed from natural flake which is ovate in shape and section. The ventral and dorsal surfaces are irregular. Abrupt, short and parallel retouch is present along the distal edge. The flint is a dark black colour. The implement is 43.8mm long, 39.4mm wide, 13.1mm thick and weighs 24.9g. Scrapers are fairly ubiquitous throughout prehistory and are generally less chronologically distinctive than other artefact types. They had many different functions as they were very …
Created on: Tuesday 2nd August 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd August 2016
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Record ID: YORYM-0B7F8C
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete knapped lithic implement of late Bronze Age date, circa 1000 - 800 BC. The implement is a crude scraper formed from natural flake which is ovate in shape and D-shaped in section. The ventral surface is fairly smooth. The dorsal surface is irregular with covering cortex. Abrupt, short and parallel retouch along the distal edge forms the scraping surface. The flint is a burnt orange colour. The implement is 58.1mm long, 45.1mm wide, 19.2mm thick and weighs 57.4g. Scrapers are fairly ubiquitous throughout prehistory and are generally less chronologically distinctive than…
Created on: Tuesday 2nd August 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd August 2016
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